#BeirutAirport: Birds Now Posing a Bigger Threat to Planes

It doesn't take a genius to figure out that you shouldn't set up a landfill next to an airport but that's exactly what the Lebanese authorities did with the Costa Brava. After realizing what they've done and instead of closing the landfill, they deployed bird-scaring devices and cars to prevent any collisions at low altitudes with the planes. Needless to say, their plan didn't work and birds are growing in numbers and posing a bigger…

Turkish Flags Raised at the Homentmen-Riyadi Game

Update 09/01/2017: Riyadi Sporting denounced the act and issued a clarification. A picture has emerged out of the Homenetmen-Riyadi Game tonight showing a couple of fans cheering for Riyadi and waving Turkish flags. This is a shameful, unethical and disgusting act to say the least and those who have raised these flags should be banned from basketball courts forever. It's one thing to shout political slogans and another to sink to that level. Sporting Club…

Best AP 2016 Images From The Middle East

2016 has been unfortunately a bloody year for the Middle East and the majority of this year's top AP images are from wars or suicide bombings mainly from Iraq & Syria. Mercifully as put by AP, "2016 also brought opportunities for people to gather for sacred days and in celebration of their daily lives". I chose few pictures from AP's top 2016 photos from the region. You can check out the full list . Mosul…
Lebanon

Nuts The Movie: Lebanese Cinema off to an Encouraging Start in 2017

1 week ago
I attended earlier today the press screening of the Lebanese Movie “Nuts” at Empire Premiere in Sodeco and it’s by far better than the lousy movies that been popping left and right, the likes of ...
Lebanon

Meet the Lebanese Who Hijacked Six Planes – A Record to This Day

2 weeks ago
Plane hijacking was unfortunately quite common in the 1970s and 1980s and a certain Lebanese named Hamza Akel Hamieh, holds the record for the largest number of hijackings (6) between 1979 and 1982 and one ...
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Deyim Deyim And Traditions of Epiphany in Lebanon

2 weeks ago
Many Christians around the world celebrate Epiphany on January 6th, also known as Three Kings’ Day, in reference to the three wise men/kings who visited baby Jesus. Epiphany is a public holiday in many countries ...
Critiques

No, The Government Cannot Hack Your Whatsapp & Facebook

2 weeks ago
Ministry of Interior and Municipalities Nohad Machnouk denied yesterday claims that the government has started implementing a new cyber crimes law that will entitle the authorities to: – Monitor calls & register them – Monitor ...
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